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Gregory Kane (journalist)

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Ethnicity  African American
Children  Three

Name  Gregory Kane
Role  Journalist
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Full Name  Gregory Phillip Kane
Born  c. 1951Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Occupation  Journalist, commentator
Spouse(s)  Veronica White Kane (m. 1984–2014)
Died  February 18, 2014, Balti, Maryland, United States
Education  University of Maryland, College Park, Towson University, American University, Balti City College
Nominations  Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting
Notable credits  The Balti Sun, The Balti Examiner, The Washington Examiner

Gregory Phillip Kane (c. 1951 – February 18, 2014) was an American journalist and political and social commentator.

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Background

Kane was born in Baltimore and grew up in West Baltimore. He attended Baltimore City Public Schools and graduated from the Baltimore City College high school in 1969.

Career

Kane began his journalism career in 1984 as a freelance writer for The Baltimore Sun, and became a staff writer for the newspaper from 1993 to 2008. In 2008, The Baltimore Examiner hired him as a columnist. After The Baltimore Examiner closed in 2009, he began writing for its sister newspaper, The Washington Examiner, where he wrote until his death. Kane was also a visiting professor at the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. Kane died on February 18, 2014 after a battle with cancer.

Awards

In 1997, Kane was nominated along with Baltimore Sun reporter Gilbert Lewthwaite for the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Journalism for a three-part series about slavery in Sudan. Both men won the Overseas Press Club award for best reporting on human rights and an award from the National Association of Black Journalists for the series.

Kane has also won several awards from Baltimore magazine, the Press Club of Atlantic City, and the Maryland chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

A moving letter-tribute to Kane appeared in the February 22, 2014 Baltimore Sun.

References

Gregory Kane (journalist) Wikipedia


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